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Kylie Brennan | Senior Manager of Ad Product Strategy, Wayfair

Kylie Brennan is a Senior Manager of Ad Product Strategy at Wayfair, on the Media Solutions team. In this role, she helps drive strategy for new media product development, and improvements in our technology stack. Prior to her role in Product Strategy, she led the Account Services team focused on exceeding agency and brand expectations. Prior to joining Wayfair, she led a client services team at local online video start-up Visible Measures. Kylie graduated from Boston University with a BSBA in Marketing.

When she is not in the office, Kylie is actively involved in Women's Innovation Lab ( as an ambassador, doing her best to encourage young women to join the tech. space. She enjoys spending her free time with her two dogs Remy and Little Bear, checking out a local concert, and traveling to Cape Cod every weekend she can.

Follow Kylie on Twitter: @kylie1027

Matt Bilotti | Product Manager, Drift

Currently a Product Manager at Drift, Matt has been deeply involved in the startup community since his early days as a Northeastern student. He previously served as the founding Managing Partner of the Boston Dorm Room Fund, as well as Northeastern's first Global Officer, which sent him around the world connecting with startup community leaders and founders. That journey took him to 26 cities across 19 countries over the course of five nonstop months.

Matt is a people-focused product creator and has held product and customer-centric roles at HubSpot and He has a love for meeting new people and paying it forward however he can. Feel free to say hi and reach out to Matt on Twitter via @mattbilotti

Cory Chainsman | Senior Experience Designer, Isobar

Cory Chapman is a Senior Experience Designer at Isobar, where he takes projects through the entire design lifecycle: from strategy planning and pinning down specifications to crafting personas, conceptual design, wireframing, implementation, quality assurance, and usability testing. He has worked with clients like Samsung's Mobile Development team, the Harvard Alumni Association, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Citco Financial Services, and Wyndham Hotels.

Prior to agency life, Cory worked in computational biology, digital archives, and science education. He has been a Wikipedian in Residence, a member of a think tank, and a map conservator.

In his free time, Cory enjoys 3D printing science demonstrations, watching How It's Made, and keeping up with the Supreme Court like they're the Kardashians.

He has a BS in Biology from the College of William & Mary, and an MSIS in Information Science from UNC Chapel Hill. Follow Cory on Twitter: @cmchap

Gabriella D'Agostino | Marketing Associate, C Space

Gabriella is a Marketing Associate at C Space, a global agency that helps the world's best-known brands rethink the role of customers in business to drive growth. In her role, Gabriella partners with the marketing and sales teams on brand and business development needs. She works on lead generation initiatives, conferences and events strategy, and campaign management. Gabriella is also responsible for creating, tracking and analyzing social media content.

Gabriella graduated from Quinnipiac University in 2015 with a degree in Public Relations and Marketing. In her free time, you can find her on a spin bike teaching a class, exploring the best new spots to eat, or cheering on her beloved Bruins.

You can follow her on Twitter @gabriella_dag

Max Ebb | Account Coordinator, SapientNitro

Max is an Account Coordinator at SapientNitro where he helps manage a variety of clients ranging from the airline industry, to donuts, and even hangover cures. Across these accounts, Max has been lucky enough to engage in some amazing product testing (strictly for business reasons) while helping produce innovative work to grow the brands across all channels and mediums.

Max recently was selected to participate in the Institute for Advanced Advertising Studies, a program run by the 4A's that brings together agency talent from all over the Greater Boston area, where his team presented the winning business pitch to a local start-up client.

A recent graduate from Emory University with a BA in Business Administration focusing on marketing and information systems operations management, Max enjoys spending his free time participating in multiple, somewhat unsuccessful, corporate intramural leagues and following all the local Boston sports teams. Find Max on Twitter: @Ebb_Max

Nick Kast | Account Executive, SapientNitro

Nick Kast is an Account Executive at SapientNitro where he works on digital transformation with clients such as Travelers Insurance and Northeastern University. He has worked on many projects for a variety of clients including Dunkin' Donuts, Schneider Electric, and Citizens Bank as well.

Nick has been at SapientNitro for 2.5 years and is an advocate for culture, and growth. He is involved in, and helps lead many culture-focused events at SapientNitro and is passionate about creating a better work environment for those around him. In addition, he brings a high level of energy and drive to creating solutions for his clients.

In his free time he focuses on his passions which include watches, eSports, travel and food tourism. Nick graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology with a BS in New Media Marketing. He originally is from Rhode Island and currently resides in Boston's South End.

Follow Nick on Twitter: @Nickkast

Liane Nadeau | Associate Director, Platform Lead, DigitasLBi

Liane Nadeau currently works as Associate Director, Platform Lead at DigitasLBi. In this role, she is responsible for leading the Boston media team through the data and technology- driven Programmatic media landscape. At Digitas, she touches clients in the retail, footwear, and education categories. Liane began her career at Hill Holliday, now Trilia Media, working across accounts such as Great Wolf Lodge, Capella University, Marshalls, and John Hancock. Her career began on the traditional side of media planning, but quickly evolved when she found her passion for digital media. She played a key role in building Trilia's in-house media trading team.

Liane graduated from Providence College with a degree in Marketing and Finance, and recently completed her MBA at Suffolk University. She currently lives in South Boston, and in her spare time enjoys reading, running, and going to the beach.

Zachary Slovin | Senior Project Manager, eCommerce, The TJX Companies

Zach is a Senior Project Manager with The TJX Companies' eCommerce division. In his current role, Zach works cross-functionally with business stakeholders and technical teams to prioritize, develop, and implement new features on to enhance the customer experience, as well as ensure the webstore's long-term stability. Prior to TJX, Zach held Product and Project Management roles with and Epic Systems.

Zach graduated from Hamilton College in 2011 with concentrations in Economics and Mathematics. He now resides in Somerville, MA with his fiancée Tali and their two dogs. Outside of work, Zach enjoys cooking, running, and visiting the local craft breweries. Find him on Twitter: @ZacharySlovin

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